Ofsted 2018

Thank you to all students, staff, and parents/carers who contributed to such a positive first inspection from Ofsted. There is still work to do but we can be very proud of what has been achieved in such a short time.

If you would like your child to join us in September 2018 please contact us to enquire about Year 7 and Year 12 places.

Posted by The Cedars Academy on Monday, 26 February 2018

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Values and Vision: ‘Aspiring to excellence’

The Cedars Academy is an 11 to 18 academy in Birstall that is committed to exacting high standards, raising attainment and demanding creative excellence from its staff and pupils. At the Cedars Academy we are driven to ensure pupil success is at the core of all our work. We provide a vibrant and engaging curriculum which promotes the love of learning, and prepares young people for the next steps in their lives.

We believe that through careful planning and delivering the very best teaching at every stage of their educational journey that pupils at The Cedars Academy will make outstanding progress. We will rigorously check all pupils are making progress in their learning and intervene decisively to remove any barriers to pupil achievement.

We know that by working hard and aspiring to excellence in all we do, pupils at The Cedars Academy will achieve the best possible outcomes and success. We are ambitious and aspirational for our staff and pupils; we believe passionately that every pupil will succeed and are committed to equality of opportunity.

Jason Smith
Head of Academy

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  • Ofsted Good

    20th February 2018

    Ofsted Letter Ofsted Report 2018

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  • Harry Potter Trip 2018

    5th February 2018

    After the success of last year’s trip, The Cedars Academy English department is again arranging an educational trip to the Warner Brothers Studio Tour – The Making of Harry Potter. This year there will be two trips: Wednesday 9th May and Wednesday 16th May. Pupils will only be able to attend one of the trips…. Read more »

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  • Certificates for exams

    15th November 2017

    Certificates for exams taken in Summer 2017 are now available for collection from the Main Reception. A signed letter of authority will be required if a third party is collecting certificates on behalf of a student. There are still a number of uncollected certificates for exams taken in Summer 2016 – please arrange to collect… Read more »

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  • Elite Athlete’s Visit

    2nd November 2017

    The day our students met one of GB’s furthest throwers in history… On Wednesday 4th October, our students experienced an amazing opportunity that all our Year 11 GCSE PE students were involved in. The PE department organised an elite athlete: GB Hammer Thrower – Taylor Campbell to come in and deliver a presentation about his… Read more »

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  • CedarsMartin 6th Form College

    25th September 2017

    Dear Parents/Carers Re: CedarsMartin 6th Form College In order to increase the number of pupils and increase the breadth of the Curriculum at Post 16 we are planning to open a shared Sixth-Form College with the Martin High School in Anstey, in liaison with our lead school Beauchamp College, to enable all our learners to… Read more »

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  • Open Evening – Tour and Head Talk Times

    19th September 2017

    September 20th Academy Open Evening – Tour and Head talk times: • Tours of the campus leave the PTC at: 4.00pm, 5.00pm, 6.00pm and 7.00pm • Head Teacher talks in the PTC auditorium at 5.30pm and 6.30pm

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